Are you looking to plan a weekend away? Something fun for your group? Whether its a school group, youth group, women’s retreat, board meeting, family reunion, you name it – YAA’s got you covered.

Equipped with a year-round facility, YAA offers everything you need to plan the best retreat possible! We offer a full-service, professional kitchen; multiple different meeting rooms; AV equipment;  game rooms; comfortable sleeping accommodations suitable for both adults and children; and plenty of outdoor recreational activities for everyone to enjoy.

YAA is located just south of Bozeman, tucked away in South Cottonwood Canyon and it sits on 60 picturesque acres backed against the Gallatin National Forest. Camp is perfectly located so you are within 20 minutes of Bozeman but you feel as though you have completely escaped the hustle and bustle of city life.

Groups that use our campgrounds:

  • Family Reunions
  • Board Meetings
  • Leadership Development Retreats
  • School Groups
  • and more!

Contact us if you are interested in scheduling a retreat.

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  • 4 Plex:
    • Fully accommodated with bathrooms and showers
    • Handicap accessible
    • 11-12 people/room (5 bunks & 1 Queen bed)
    • Guests must provide their own bedding
  • 8 Plex:
    • Fully accommodated with bathrooms and showers
    • Handicap accessible
    • 7-8 people/room (3 bunks & 1 Queen bed)
    • Guests may request full linen service for an additional charge
  • Cabins:
    • Rustic accomodations (some have a toilet, others do not)
    • 8-9 people/room (4 bunks & 1 Queen bed)
    • Guests must provide their own bedding

Meeting Rooms:

  • Chapel:
    • Seats 120 people
    • Sound system suitable for a small band
    • Clavinova Piano
    • Projector
  • 8 plex Meeting Rooms (2 meeting rooms in this lodge):
    • Seats 60 people
    • Small sound system suitable for 2 vocals and a guitar

4 Plex

Upper Room

8 Plex

YAA meals are delicious and generous! Our breads, rolls, and desserts are baked fresh right in the YAA kitchen and most meals are made from scratch!

The kitchen and dining room are cozy and welcoming.

YAA Food Service can accommodate most special dietary needs for those who may  have medical or sensitivity issues to food for an additional cost. However, we do have nuts and flour in our kitchen that come in contact with food preparation areas. Please email office to to discuss special needs for your group.

Dining Hall


  • Summertime:
    • Frisbee Golf
    • Basketball
    • Ball Field
    • Volleyball Courts
    • Climbing Wall*
    • Zipline*
    • Hiking Trails
    • Fire Pits
    • Game Room
    • Riflery*
    • Archery*
    • Skeet Shooting*
    • Low Ropes Course*
    • Paintball*
  • Wintertime:
    • Tubing Run
    • Broomball Rink
    • Game Room
    • Fire Pits
    • Snowshoeing*

*These activities may be requested for an additional cost to your group. YAA will provide all the equipment and fully trained instructors to facilitate your group.


Here at YAA we love partnering with area schools and local organizations to bring adventure opportunities to students of all kinds.

Groups that have experienced our programs include:

  • Montana State Conservation Group
  • MSU Leadership Institute
  • Lewis & Clark 4H Group
  • Montana National Guard Teen Camp
  • Chief Joseph Middle School
  • Sacajawea Middle School
  • Anderson School
  • Heck Quaw Elementary
  • Saddle Peak Elementary

We are thrilled to be able to deliver a variety of programs that include:

  • All Day Field Trips
  • Overnight Retreats
  • Low Ropes Course Initiative Challenges
  • Zipline
  • Climbing Wall
  • Hiking

What people are saying about YAA…

“We loved the space and time to bond in a safe, natural setting away from school!” 

“Beautiful area and facilities. The zipline is a real hit for the students” 

“We wish we could stay longer!!” 

“YAA staff helped kick our sixth grade year off with fun challenges and bonding that my students will remember for years!” 

Just 10 miles south of Bozeman, your students can experience nature in it’s truest form. The YAA staff will work with you to put together the best adventure for your students.

If you are interested in learning more about pricing and scheduling your YAA Classroom Adventure, call 406-763-4727.